Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Senior Specialist Systems Engineer contract job in Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL location.

This is an opportunity to take on unique challenges, expand your skills and experience, and contribute to mission critical systems solutions that help protect the U.S.A. and our allies. You will join a great team of talented professionals who take a collaborative approach and enjoy working together.

  • Responsible for providing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk supportability, and effectiveness analysis for total sub-systems.
  • Manage engineering subcontractors through regular interactions, development of technical documentation and coordinating design review activities.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Assist with the development of top-level specification and manage requirement flow down to lower level specifications.
  • Develop CONOPS and Use Cases
  • Perform analysis at all levels of sub-system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Manage risk and opportunity with internal and external customers; work with technical team to identify, mitigate and close program risks.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment; interact, anticipate and respond to customer needs.
  • Work multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing situations


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Software or Systems Engineering (or similar technical discipline)
  • 5+ years of Communication Systems experience
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other disciplines (Digital, RF, Mechanical, Software, I&T, Manufacturing, etc).
  • 3+ years of experience in Requirements managements, traceability, and verification with IBM Rational DOORS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain DOD Secret Security Clearance.
  • Ability to be an individual contributor or task leader is a pursuit, proposal, program or internal research and development (IRAD) activity.
  • Ability to interface with Customer organization to drive understanding, agreement, closure though formal documentation of the technical baseline.
  • Execute to the technical baseline with the execution team through documentation oversight of lower level specifications, informal working group and peer sessions as well as formal design reviews.
  • C4ISR Systems and Operations experience
  • Requirements managements, traceability, and verification with IBM Rational DOORS
  • Communication Systems experience
  • Knowledge of SATCOM systems, fiber optic media converter systems, data links, RF systems, and Modems.
  • Experience with Government contracting, proposal writing, and business acquisition process
  • Knowledgeable in the application of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) process and tools

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